discrimination

15 hours ago

What to Do if You're Worried About Pregnancy Discrimination at Work

Even though it's illegal to treat parents unfairly, it still happens—and can be hard to recognize, let alone prove.

15 hours ago

Women Have Pancakes for Brains, Says Recent 'Empowerment' Seminar

This leadership training that accounting firm Ernst & Young sent 30 women to last year sounds rough!

10.8.19

Workplace Discrimination Is a Major Mental Health Issue for LGBTQ People

A trio of cases concerning LGBTQ employment rights are heading to the Supreme Court this week. Workers' livelihoods—and actual lives—are on the line.

10.7.19

The Supreme Court Will Judge Employers' Shady Excuses for Firing LGBTQ People

Three major cases headed to the Supreme Court tomorrow could finally make it illegal to discriminate against LGBTQ people in all 50 states.

9.23.19

45 Google Employees Explain How They Were Retaliated Against for Reporting Abuse

A leaked document highlights stories of abuse and retaliation against Google employees, told by the employees themselves.

9.18.19

Baltimore Crab Restaurant Changes Dress Code After Being Accused of Blatant Discrimination

Prohibited items of clothing included baggy clothing, "athletic attire," "jerseys except on game days for Baltimore teams," and work boots.

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9.7.19

Trump Wants to Give Landlords Even More Power Over People With Criminal Records

A new proposed rule takes away renters' ability to sue landlords in some cases.

8.15.19

Here’s the Memo About the ‘Burden of Being Black at Google’

Read the full memo written by a departing Google employee on his experience as a Black person at Google.

8.15.19

Google Employee Writes Memo About ‘The Burden of Being Black at Google’

“Over the last 5 years I’ve heard co-workers spew hateful words about immigrants, boast unabashedly about gentrifying neighborhoods, mockingly imitate people who speak different languages, reject candidates of color without evidence because of ‘fit.’"

8.6.19

Trump Wants to Make It Basically Impossible to Sue for Algorithmic Discrimination

A new rule would make it easier for businesses to discriminate without consequence. That’s the point.

8.5.19

Google Employee Alleges Discrimination Against Pregnant Women in Viral Memo

The memo, titled “I’m Not Returning to Google After Maternity Leave, and Here is Why,” has been read by more than 10,000 employees at the company.

7.9.19

Natural Hair Is Protected In California, But the Bias Is Far From Gone

One in five Black women feel social pressure to straighten their hair for work—beyond explicit policies requiring it.

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